Archive for 2018

15 October, 2018

Garden Notes

Garden Club The Villager

Now is a good time to assess your borders and decide what to move and what needs dividing. It has been an odd year. I have had dahlias that did not flower till September and tall pink cosmos that took to the middle of September to flower though the white flowered much earlier. ...

15 October, 2018

Farm Notes

The Villager

One of the subjects that I received quite a lot of feedback about was the reference to rainfall in the July issue so here is the latest update. I mentioned previously that the annual rainfall in Bentworth averages about 975 mm and the current figure to 30th September is 877 mm so not a lot lower and far above a Jan to Dec year of only 729 mm in 2011. The ...

15 October, 2018

PCC Fundraising Night – Friday 9th November

Church The Villager

Karamoja is a region in North East Uganda and one of the poorest areas in Africa. It has been a church project supported by many of the Parishes with the Alton deanery for a number of years, and the PCCs of Bentworth, Medstead, Lasham and Shalden also support ministry training. Earlier this year we heard that the community we directly support are in urgent need of funds to repair and refurbish some of their community buildings. ...

15 October, 2018

Bentworth Film Night – Tuesday 13th November

Events The Villager

Bentworth Film Night will be screening ‘Journey’s End’ on Tuesday 13th Novemberat the Jubilee Hall, Bentworth. Doors open at 7pm for drinks, with film showing at 7.30pm. Tickets £5 on the door. Ice Creams in the Interval This is a social event open to all local villagers, please feel free to bring friends along too. ...

28 September, 2018

Bentworth Parish Council Meeting – 2nd October 2018

Meetings Parish Council

There will be a meeting of Bentworth Parish Council at 7:30pm on Tuesday 2nd October 2018 in the Jubilee (School) Hall, Bentworth. The agenda is available to download. ...

28 September, 2018

Bentworth Garden Club

Events Garden Club The Villager

On Tuesday, 21st August, Bentworth Garden Club members met at Bentworth Hall and enjoyed strolling around Stella’s beautiful garden on the most perfect summer’s evening. Marcus Dancer then introduced us to his ‘New and Exciting Plants,’ many of which he had for sale on the night. ...

27 September, 2018

The 16th Alton Abbey Annual Lecture

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This year’s Alton Abbey lecture will be held on Friday 12th October 2018 at 7pm and will commemorate the end of WW1. It will be given by Dom Andrew OSB and Mrs Lynne Rapson, in the Abbey Church, and will be full of interesting information, and many pictures. ...

27 September, 2018

Hampshire Federation of W.I. – The lost lands between Finland & Russia

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An interesting talk was given by Diane White with a little help from her husband, concerning the 10% of their country the Finns gave up to Russia in order to keep their independence. The Russians ruled Finland for 100 years until they declared independence after the Russian revolution in 1917. ...